Creating your own car surround sound system doesn't have to be a difficult, or expensive process. Regardless of your knowledge of car audio systems, or audio components in general, it is not terribly difficult to create your own car stereo that will rival many other car audio systems on the road. Frequently, you can use home audio components as well as car audio components. Home stereo speakers may be readily available, inexpensive or even free depending on the source , and produce excellent sound quality. Installing home speakers in a vehicle is only slightly different than installing car audio speakers. Here you will find the information needed to install them in your vehicle.
Installing a DIY Car Amplifier
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Most amps will come with a complete wiring kit. But if yours does not, you'll need the main power wire, an inline fuse use the size wire and fuse that the amp manufacturer recommends , a ground wire, RCA cables, speaker wires, remote turn-on wire and connector plugs to suit head unit, amp and speakers some units may just require bare-wire connections. The amount of space you have to work with will help determine the size amp you buy. A common place to fit an amp is in the trunk or luggage compartment of your car. However, if you're driving, say, an SUV, space becomes limited and you'll need to consider mounting the amp under, behind, or between the seats. Another consideration is that amps generate heat—hence the need for cooling fans. They should always be placed in a position that allows maximum airflow.
How To Convert A Car Stereo Into A Home Stereo
We are talking about converting a volt battery powered stereo being converted to volt electricity powered stereo. This sounds a little bit crazy but frankly speaking, it is possible. There are two significant tasks involved here before embarking on the setup of converting the car stereo into a home stereo. First, you have to uninstall the entire stereo unit from the car together with the speakers. The second task involves setting the stereo to be compatible with your home power.
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